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These Arms Are Snakes

Jade Tree (2006)

I'm sure there are a lot of kids out there who refuse to move on and listen to the bands that have formed from the ashes of one of the greatest hardcore bands in history, but that's to their loss and my credit. Minus the Bear isn't bad, Roy is okay for me, but These Arms Are Snakes, well, they … Read more


Vagrant (2006)

Scream, sing, scream, sing, scream, and sing. This simple recipe, which was discovered and completely exploited these past few years, has created a plethora of bands that for the most part are really really bad. Thankfully, there seems to be a lessening of this herd and some fine gleaning has thinned the crop to what we are supposed to believe … Read more

As Tall as Lions

As Tall as Lions
Triple Crown (2006)

It is an awful shame that so many great indie bands often go unnoticed. As Tall as Lions is the perfect example of one of these bands. Here is a group who's already coming out on a small label, but also a label whose target audience is the complete opposite crowd that As Tall as Lions would normally appeal to. … Read more

Death Before Disco

Lifeforce (2006)

I'll be the first to admit that I often judge a book by its cover the same way I judge a band by their name and cover art. Simply based on these indicators, Death Before Disco did not give me great first impressions. I mean, Death Before Disco; not only is it a terrible name for this bands sound but … Read more

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My Dad Vs. Yours

Interviews • October 16, 2010

Hailing from Ottawa, Canada, My Dad Vs. Yours is that obscure and awesome new instrumental band that you’ve been wishing to find and show off to your friends. Dense, beautiful, melodic, and warm, My Dad Vs. Yours is destined to become one of the next great post rock bands. Scene Point Blank: Could you briefly introduce yourself and role in … Read more